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Large Tunable Lateral Shift from Guided Wave Surface Plasmon Resonance

  • Yongqiang KangEmail author
  • Peng Gao
  • Hongmei Liu
  • Jing ZhangEmail author


Large tunable lateral shift from guided wave surface plasmon resonance (GWSPR) is theoretically predicted. The dip of reflectivity and magnitude of the lateral shift can be controlled by the thickness of silver layer. The position of minimum reflection and maximum Goos-Hänchen (GH) shift can be conveniently adjusted by guided layer. The largest GH shifts at the optimal thickness of silver film can be hundreds of wavelengths when GWSPR is excited. The numerical calculation results from the Gaussian beam are in accordance with theoretical results.


Lateral shift Guided wave Surface plasmon resonance Fresnel reflection coefficient 


Funding Information

This research was financially supported by the National Science Foundation for China (Grant no. 61605098, 11664004, 11874245) and Launching Funds for Doctors of Shanxi Datong University (Grant no. 2014-B-04) and Shanxi Provincial Natural Science Foundation (Grant no. 201801D121071, 201701D221096) and Natural Science Fund of Datong City (Grant no. 2017131) and Foundation for Doctors of Hengyang Normal University (Grant no. 16D03).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Solid State PhysicsShanxi Datong UniversityDatongChina
  2. 2.College of Mathematical and Physical SciencesQingdao University of Science and TechnologyQingdaoChina
  3. 3.Key Laboratory of Environment Change and Resources Use in Beibu Gulf, Ministry of Education and Guangxi Key, Laboratory of Earth Surface Processes and Intelligent SimulationGuangxi Teachers Education UniversityNanningChina

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